8 Days The Central Plains of China Exploring Tour





     


Itinerary

D1: Singapore/ Xi’an/ Ming Dynasty Place National Heritage Park/ Big Wild Goose Pagoda

                                                            (L/D) Xi’an Junan Dynasty Hotel or similar

Assemble at Changi airport for your flight to the China historical city Xi’an via Shanghai/ Beijing. Upon arrival, transferred to the famous scenery spot in Xi’an [Ming Dynasty Place National Heritage Park], Based on historical research and the location’s geographical features, Daming Palace National Heritage Park is divided into three parts—the Front Garden, Palace and Back Garden—so as to better display and manage the cultural relics. After appreciating the unique charm of Tang dynasty, take a view at one of the landmarks of Xi’an--[Big Wild Goose Pagoda] (Dayan Pagoda) is a well-preserved ancient building and a holy place for Buddhists( outside view).

 

D2: The Bell and Drum Tower Square/ Hui Minority Street/ Terre Cotta/ Huaqing Hot Spring/ Lingbao

                                                    (B/L/D) Lingbao Purple Golden Palace hotel or similar

 After breakfast, take a view at the [ Bell and Drum Tower Square ] (not enter the Tower), In Chinese history from Ming Dynasty, each city had a bell tower and a drum tower. The bell was sounded at dawn and the drum at dusk each day in ancient time, a means of telling time. Xian was not exception. The Bell Tower and Drum Tower of Xi'an date back to the Ming dynasty (1368-1644). The two are located in the center of the Xian city connecting the four roads from east, south, west and north within the city wall. Then tour around at [ Hui minority street] and proceed to the famous spot [ Terra Cotta Warriors], it is recognizes as the Eighth Wonder in the world, located at Emperor Qin's Terra Cotta Museum. This museum is not only a treasure house where the tourists can learn history, culture and human civilization, but also the biggest onsite museum in China. In the afternoon, visit [Huaqing Hot Spring], which was the spa venue exclusively for Yang Guifei, one of the four most beautiful women in history. Maybe you can discover some hints for staying young and pretty from this place. 

 

D3: Lingbao/ Guoguo Museum/ Hangu Pass/ Sanmen xia City/ Baolun Temple Pagoda

                                                             (B/L/D) Sanmen xia Dapeng hotel or similar

In the morning, transfer to [ Guoguo Museum] it is a national emphasis cultural relic unit with over 30,000 archaeological discovery pieces of ancient China. Then proceed to [ Hangu Pass], It is one of the earliest passes in China and also the birthplace of Classic of the Way and Virtue, the most famous book written by Laozi, the great thinker and philosopher of ancient China. The scenic spot enjoys global reputation because of its famous people, famous book and famous pass. It has a stele reads "the source of Taoism" written by the former chairman of Taoism Association. After that transfer to Sanmenxia city, [ Baolun Temple Pagoda], Located in the Shanzhou Scenic Area, it was originally a pagoda in the Baolun Temple of Shanzhou city. Back in the Tang Dynasty, it was built by Master Dao Xiu, and in 1177, Master Zhi Xiu had it rebuilt. As 800 years have passed, the temple is no more and o­nly the pagoda remains. A 13-storey brick pagoda, it stands 25.5m long and has a perimeter of 21.6m.

 

D4: Shanzhou scenery Area / Luoyang/ Longmen Grottoes           (B/L/D) Luoyang New Swan Hotel or similar

After breakfast, proceed to [Shanzhou Scenery Area] besides the Yellow River, it is reconstructed upon the previous Shanzhou relics and now is the largest city garden in Henan province. Then transfer to the famous ancient capital city ---[ Luo Yang] which enjoy s high reputation in Chinese history. Move to one of the three famous grottoes in China --[ Longmen Grottoes], Longmen Grottoes, Yungang Caves and Mogao Caves are regarded as the three most famous treasure houses of stone inscriptions in China. Most of them are the works of the Northern Wei Dynasty and the flourishing age of the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Lots of historical materials concerning art, music, religion, calligraphy, medicine, costume and architecture are kept in Longmen Grottoes. 

 

D5: Luoyang Museum/ Lijing ancient gate tower/ Sui Tang Commercial street/ Mt Song Shaolin Temple

                                                           (B/L/D) Chanwu International Hotel or similar

After breakfast, head to [Luoyang Museum], is a first class national museum, is a local historical museum in Luoyang, Henan Province of China. Situated in the Yellow River valley, the museum is 160 kilometres (99 mi) west of Zhengzhou. It offers exhibits of the rich cultural heritage of Luoyang, a major Chinese cultural centre, which was the capital of more than a dozen ancient dynasties of the Xia and the East Zhou. Then take a walk at [ Lijing ancient gate tower], The market street behind Lijingmen Gate is a place to buy traditional Luoyang food and gifts. Sancaiyi shop is known for selling modern Tang Dynasty three-color pottery. The whole street is of ancient style, and there are find various kinds of snacks for purchase. Next proceed to Songshan [ Shaolin Temple], is a Chán Buddhist temple on Mount Song, near Dengfeng, Zhengzhou, Henan province, China. It is led by Abbot Shi Yongxin. Founded in the fifth century, the monastery is long famous for its association with Chinese martial arts and particularly with Shaolin Kung Fu, and it is the best known Mahayana Buddhist monastery to the Western world.

 

D6: Dengfeng/ Kaifeng/ Dragon Pavilion/ Iron Tower/ Song Dynasty Royal Street/ Dasong Dongjing Dream Show

                                                                      (B/L/D) JinYuan hotel or similar

After breakfast, transfer to Kaifeng by coach, visit the [ Dragon Pavilion], north Song Dynasty palace site. Dragon Pavilion is the main part of Dragon Pavilion Park located in the northwest of Kaifeng City, where six dynasties located their capitals. The site where the pavilion is located is the site of many dynasties' imperial palaces and reached its height of prosperity in the Northern Song Dynasty. Then take a look at the number one tower --[ Iron Tower] which had stood through for many years. In the evening, enjoy yourself at Kaifeng night market--- the Bell and Drum night market. Then enjoy the most wonderful show in Kaifeng--[ Dasong dynasty Dongjing Dream Show] at your own expense.

 

D7: Kaifeng/ Temple of Lord Bao/ Mansion of Yang’s Family/ Zhengzhou/ Er-Chie Square/ Dehua Pedestrian Street

                                                                      (B/L/D) Yuehai hotel or similar

After breakfast, proceed to [ Temple of Lord Bao], Lord Bao was an exemplary official during the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127). He fought courageously and unyieldingly against corrupt officials and protected ordinary people from being exploited. He really made a great contribution to his people, so the people in Kaifeng established the Memorial Temple of Lord Bao to commemorate him and his good deeds. Later head to [ Mansion of Yang’s Family], The Tianbo Mansion of the Yang’s Family is a place to commemorate the loyal General Yang Ye, a national hero in Northern Song Dynasty who devoted himself to the country. This reconstructed mansion includes General Yang’s residence, garden and a drilling ground. Kaifeng is known as the hometown of the stories of General Yang, which have been handed down from one generation to another as local people always cherish and respect the heroic figures. Then proceed to [Songdu royal street] and transfer to Zhengzhou, enjoy shopping at [ Er Chie Square] and [Dehua pedestrian street].

 

D8: Yellow River Scenic Spot/ ZhengDong new Zone/ Ruyi Lake/ Singapore           (B/L)

After breakfast, transfer to Yellow River scenic spot, which is the Mother River of China, board on a hover-craft and enjoy the magnificent view along the river. Then Transfer to [ Zhengdong New zone] and [Ruyi Lake] for sight-seeing. Then transfer to airport and fly back to sweet home---Singapore. 


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